Diversity and End-of-Life Care Learning Objectives
At the conclusion of the teleconference, participants will be able to:
- Define diversity and discuss sources of diversity such as ethnicity, class, sexual orientation, religion, and disability;
- Describe the ways that cultural diversity can both complicate and facilitate end-of-life experiences, including grief and adaptation to loss;
- Discuss the knowledge, sensitivities, and skills necessary to work with culturally-diverse populations in end-of-life care;
- Assess the challenges hospice and palliative care present for culturally diverse groups including, but not limited to, African-Americans, Latinos/Hispanics, Asians and Islamic-Americans;
- Describe effective strategies and programs to work with end-of-life issues with culturally diverse populations including, but not limited to, African-Americans, Asians, Latinos/Hispanics, and Islamic-Americans.